Tiburon Fine Dining
Tiburon Fine Dining

Tiburon Fine Dining

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.tiburonfinedining.com/
  • Phone: 8012551200
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Wild Game, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Ken Rose
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private room available for a minimum charge that seats up to 40
  • Private Party Contact: Ken Rose 8012551200

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Tiburon Fine Dining
Tiburon Fine Dining has quietly become one of Utah's premier restaurants. Tiburon is located in the south end of the Salt Lake valley in an unassuming building that formerly housed a fruit stand. But don't be fooled, Tiburon serves award-winning contemporary American cuisine ranging from pan-seared Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras and Madiera syrup to Black Sesame-Crusted Ahi Tuna with Honey and Soy Marinated Carrots. The Crab Cakes consistently win best in the state and the salads are raved about by the locals. But it does not end with the food, service is always top-notch. Led by a staff that has been with owners since its opening in 1999, guests always feel welcomed in the warm and friendly atmosphere. And in the Summer with it's patio dining. Tiburon is the place to dine in the South Valley.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Tiburon Fine Dining reviews from OpenTable diners
124 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelQuiet
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (93)romantic (79)great for outdoor dining (62)fit for foodies (56)neighborhood gem (48)notable wine list (22)good for groups (13)late-night find (4)hot spot (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Not as good as had hoped
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We were in from out of town and saw that this place had good reviews but were disappointed by the service and some of the food. A couple of us had the steak and loved it but the mashed potatoes were nasty. I've never disliked mashed potatoes at a restaurant so this was a first for me. Each of the four of us had something wrong with our meal. The service was not equal to type of restaurant Tiburon is trying to be. One person asked for their fish to be spiced hot and it came out with no spice. He asked the waiter about it and he said he forgot and would bring out another. When he did, it had a sweet, not spicy sauce on it. Another person asked for coffee and it was never served.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As always, delicious
    JCall
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I have had bad days at work before—we all have—and I want to say that I have enjoyed impeccable service each of the dozen or more times I've eaten at Tiburon. However, I think I received the tail end of my server's bad day. He wasn't unfriendly or discourteous; he simply seemed distracted. We nearly missed our after-dinner plans because, after specifically asking for our check and then waiting over 20 minutes, I still had to go walking through the restaurant to find our server and get our check. All that said, the food here was and always has been quite delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always our Favorite
    LoveGoodFood
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    A secret gem for my wife and I. We enjoy the patio and always order the scallop appetizer. The food is consistently excellent. This is somewhere I can take friends and feel confident it will be a nice experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pjw77
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had a great dinner at Tiburon. We both had sea food dishes that were excellent. The Ahi Tuna was of high quality and not overpowered by the sauce. I especially like the way the vegetables were cooked...not over done as is often the case! The service was quite good, and we would definitely recommend it to others. Outdoors is probably the preferable seating area when warm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hidden gem with GREAT food
    luvsgoodfood
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I needed to find a place to take my husband for his birthday, so I did some research and came across Tiburon. I decided to make a reservation online which was very easy to do. Our waitress was great and kept our drinks refilled as needed. My husband had the Elk and I had the swordfish. Both were excellent along with all of the sides, appetizers, etc... We will surely be back when another special occasion comes up. Thanks for the wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JdawgVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Food was delicious and the service outstanding! Quaint setting off the beaten path.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Romantic dinner.
    Gr84date
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    My wife and I had a romantic dinner it was quiet yet private enough to talk comfortably the food was exceptional as always, the crab cakes are a must have!!! The swordfish special was cooked perfectly and well accompanied. We can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great special occasion spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We had our 43rd anniversary dinner at Tiburon everything was great from appetitizer to dessert. We will surely return.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An absolute MUST GO TO Restaurant
    Rockstar17
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I have traveled the world and have always tried Specialty Chef Restaurants everywhere I go. I consider Tiburon to be in my Top 3 Favorite Restaurants in the World. Hard to believe we found it on a little side street in Sandy, Ut. Every dish is a fantastic creation and we take everyone that comes to visit us to Tiburon !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • fantastic
    Loveggodfood
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The service was just fantastic and the food is so good a little pricey but for a date or anniversary it is well worth the price.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great weekly specials, upscale dine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great tasting food and the service is second to none. Quiet friendly atmosphere with a homey feel. Always my choice whenever friends are in town.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food was great, service was excellent. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    Becktom
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We went to this restaurant after I bought a voucher from Amazon local (a real great deal - a $40 voucher for only $20!!). We've never heard of the restaurant before so we decided to try and we were not disappointed. The service and the food is outstanding. Our waiter shows up at the appropriate time to clear our table of the extra dishes and just very attentive to our needs, refilling our water glass, etc. My husband had the elk and I tried the seared Ahi tuna and it's one of the best in the area. Beautiful location for special location.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • luvthatfood2
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Celebrated my husband's birthday there. Service was outstanding and informative about the food and wine as well as very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliably excellent food/service
    Cook4myself
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    If you're in the mood for meat, Tiburon is a great place. Vegans/vegetarians would not find the menu welcoming. The meat is very high quality and well-prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service but pricey
    16pawsVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Food and service met expectations, but in my opinion, the menu is overpriced. $45 - $55 for entree specials is excessive in Utah. That said, the quality of the food and the attentiveness of the staff made for a nice night out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tiburon Fine Dining
    jeffbassman
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This is a hidden Sandy city gem. Have always had amazing food with great service. They even use fresh produce that they grow onsite. Delicious
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JudyDW
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Outstanding preparation and presentation! Loved it! P.S. The beautiful grapevines growing in the front before entering were a special treat in the urban city!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tiburon Fine Dining in Midvale, UT.
    JerryB2272
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Food was outstanding. Nice outdoor seating available. Wait staff very knowledgeable & helpful. Enjoyable evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time dining here
    MaryMB
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Don't know why we had never dined at Tiburon but we will be back. The menu is very limited in its choice of entrees. We had the roast chicken which had a wonderful sauce served over grits and several very good veggies. The house salad was delicious. The wine list is reasonable. I wish they offered a couple of pasta dishes. We are not fond of elk, their signature dish, nor tuna nor lamb and were not in the mood for steak so the only option was chicken. Our waitress was outstanding, attentive but not hovering. We would have liked to have been seated on the patio but apparently you must ask for this when making a reservation because a couple of minutes after we were seated inside, two couples were seated outside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Bdaygirl
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Outstanding selection of entrees and amazing desserts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food
    Sambo
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I went for a special occasion and the good food made it truly special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • change in ribeye presentation
    oldguys2
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I was disappointed to see that the ribeyes were sliced. While they were easier to eat, there was obviously much less meat. For $41 that is unacceptable. Also, my steak, even though sliced so it was clearly visible, was not medium rare, but very, very rare. I felt this time that the food for the price was not as good. In fact, we decided that we could go somewhere else and get food for comparable quality, for much less money. This is sad for us, as we have been going to Tiburon for several years, especially for, but not limited to, special occasions. This was actually the second time I have had to send my steak back in the last few visits. The waitress was great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing
    Diners
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Loved this place. The food was spectacular. The ambiance was amazing. Such a relaxing and romantic setting.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Time - fresh fabulous food!
    mugsypianomom
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We celebrated our 33rd anniversary here and were NOT disappointed. We had the lamb and the elk. Both were well prepared and very tender. The service was excellent, and the food was fresh and first quality. Carefully prepared and beautifully presented. We enjoyed touring the vegetable garden afterwards. An anniversary dinner to remember. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious Elk
    luvfood
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I missed Elk, now I know where to go for such a delicious rendition of how elk should be prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First timer
    SillySunshine
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Location was a little off the normal path in which one would locate "fine dining." However, once inside and seated, everything settled nicely into place. Everything was well worth the price of admission. Food presentation, excellent, taste, excellent, atmosphere, excellent, waiter, little goofy at times, but it made it fun. Wife and I celebrating our anniversary and wanted to do something different than say a Christopher's. After dinner and the drive home, we both said we will be back. The elk, halibut, and the dessert was great. We brought our own wine but their list wasn't too bad.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This Place is AWESOME!
    Sway
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Jen was our server and she was fantastic! ask for her! the food is absolutely amazing as well. You cannot go wrong with this place for a special occasion or a fancy date. simply amazing.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious food
    pinkindy
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We really enjoyed our meal. I had the duck, my husband had the Elk and both were exceptional. Outdoor seating was very nice, because you really aren't in any direct sunlight due to all the nice trees and positioning of building. Great ambiance and will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure
    Addicted2fud
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Tiburon is consistently excellent. In an era where some idea start out great and the deviate from their initial inspiration, Tiburon has consistently held to the core principles of what makes it a great restaurant. Eclectic cuisine, stunning presentation and great service... Well done! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful food & atmosphere!
    Fineeater
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a fabulous dining experience! Our server Preston was excellent, the food was delicious. Our Pretty Pink Martini was yummy and the wine selection was affordable and very good quality. We look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great dinner!
    kkgf
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Tiburon was a great dinner choice! We were treated to the sight of a huge vegetable garden behind the restauran -- it promised a lot of really good, fresh food. The meal started with appetizers of mussels in a garlic and wine sauce that my son said was the best he ever had; my crab cakes were also delicious. This was followed by a tasty salad of fresh greens. Then an excellent watermelon sorbet. For entrees, my son had the rack of lamb with polenta and fresh vegetables. I liked the creativity of the vegetable medley -- asparagus, new carrots, and beets on a bed of spaghetti squash. My grilled halibut was also perfectly cooked. We will certainly return to Tiburon next time we are in Salt Lake.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful atmosphere
    Love2eat
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I met my husband for dinner and an amazing meal. Dinner and dessert was amazing and the service outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tiburon
    Tiburon
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Tiburon is one of our favorite places to celebrate not only special occasions but to celebrate each other.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    The reception area seemed a bit disorganized-unconventionable perhaps. However, the staff was pleasant and helpful. Our waitress was fantastic. She was knowledgable about the menu and wine list and was quite helpful. The food was wonderful. Excellent lamb. The atmosphere at the outside seating was very pleasant. Great experience. I definitely plan to return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Compliments to the chef-Must visit!
    FoodieKD
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    This was an excellent dining experience. The flavors this chef incorporates make every moment of the meal a pure delight - from appetizers to dessert, everything was tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mouth Watering Cuisine!!!
    Hungry4more
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Tiburon has been a favorite for years, but we hadn't been there for a while. We remembered all over again why we loved it so much to begin with. Every bite from the appetizer to the salad to the sorbet to the entrée was absolutely delicious and bursting with flavor. I had wished that the sorbet was the pear, which we had last time, rather than the watermelon, but it was still delicious. I have tried to replicate their squash at home but have never been able to make mine so flavorful and rich. All in all, we had a wonderful night with excellent service and food. While the price makes it a luxury we can't enjoy all the time, my mouth waters for the next time we go to Tiburon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding
    SouthJordan
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Excellent menu with each item being prepared exceptionally well. Great wine list and selection of local brews as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Restaurant
    summer
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Food, atmosphere and service is beyond excellent! The menu has variety. The presentation is fabulous. Never feel rushed.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    I must say that based on the reviews I read, I had high expectations. The food did not disappoint! The location is tricky since it is on a main road and since it is fine dining, the outside of the place does not look like a fine restaurant. However, once our food arrived, I was hooked. I will be going back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.